Welcome to Fishing Creek Township Fishing Creek Township founded in 1789, is a second class township located in northeast Columbia County, which is located in northeastern Pennsylvania. The Township encompasses approximately 29 square miles of area and has 80.21 miles of roads with 54.16 miles being considered township roads. It is a rural township consisting of mainly farms land interspersed with very small communities. The population as of the 2010 census was 1,416. It is a ‘dry’ (no alcoholic establishments) township. The Township boasts three sets of covered bridges which are listed in the National Register of Historical Places.